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Durant still out; Westbrook could return Wednesday

Durant still out; Westbrook could return Wednesday

nba.com ESPN.com Updated 16 hours ago
Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Russell Westbrook could return Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Pacers' Vogel, Thunder's Brooks named NBA Coaches of the Month

    Pacers' Vogel, Thunder's Brooks named NBA Coaches of the Month

    nba.com Mar 2 (yesterday)
    The Indiana Pacers' Frank Vogel and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Scott Brooks today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in February.
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  • Short-handed OKC denies Lakers 4th straight

    Short-handed OKC denies Lakers 4th straight

    ESPN.com Mar 1 (2 days ago)
    Serge Ibaka had 18 points and 14 rebounds, D.J. Augustin added 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 Sunday night without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
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  • Markieff Morris laments lack of 'home-court advantage' after Su…

    Markieff Morris laments lack of 'home-court advantage' after Suns' blowout loss

    yahoo.com Mar 1 (3 days ago)
    The Phoenix Suns missed out on a chance to make up some ground in the race for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference on Saturday, failing to capitalize on Friday's loss by the Oklahoma City Thunder — an especially costly one, as it featured an injury…
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  • Westbrook has surgery on fractured cheekbone

    Westbrook has surgery on fractured cheekbone

    nba.com Feb 28 (3 days ago)
    Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA's hottest player will miss at least a game.
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  • Westbrook undergoes procedure for fractured cheekbone

    Westbrook undergoes procedure for fractured cheekbone

    nba.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Feb 28 (4 days ago)
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent a successful procedure today to address a fracture to the zygomatic arch of his right cheek, Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced.
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  • Thunder's Kanter (thigh) to miss game against Blazers

    Thunder's Kanter (thigh) to miss game against Blazers

    nba.com Feb 27 (4 days ago)
    Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter was not in the lineup Friday night against the Trail Blazers because of a right thigh contusion.
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  • Bledsoe and Westbrook stuff the stat sheet as Suns top Thunder …

    Bledsoe and Westbrook stuff the stat sheet as Suns top Thunder in OT

    yahoo.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    The NBA is full of amazing lead guards, but perhaps no two are as active as Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns. Even when they're not at their best, these two players simply make things happen at both end…
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  • NBPA head Michele Roberts to loitering media: 'If you don't hav…

    NBPA head Michele Roberts to loitering media: 'If you don't have a [bleeping] question, leave'

    yahoo.com Feb 25 (6 days ago)
    After years of dealing with questions surrounding his future in Oklahoma City, ridiculous queries about his supposedly antagonistic relationships with either Russell Westbrook or Thunder coach Scott Brooks, comparisons to Greg Oden, Carmelo Anthony, and…
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  • Russell Westbrook continues MVP form with triple-double in OKC …

    Russell Westbrook continues MVP form with triple-double in OKC win

    If you spend any time perusing NBA Twitter, you've probably seen a meme taken from Kevin Durant's MVP speech last spring in which his Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook stares at the trophy intently from his seat. The idea is that Westbroo…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring how the Thunder reloaded for the …

    The 10-man rotation, starring how the Thunder reloaded for the present and future

    yahoo.com Feb 23
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: NBA.com and CBSSports.com. David Aldri…
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  • Westbrook, OKC rock Denver with KD sidelined

    Westbrook, OKC rock Denver with KD sidelined

    ESPN.com Feb 22
    Russell Westbrook had 21 points and a career-high 17 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 119-94 on Sunday night without Kevin Durant.
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  • Durant has foot procedure, expected back this season

    Durant has foot procedure, expected back this season

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 22
    Kevin Durant had surgery Sunday to alleviate pain in his right foot, and the Oklahoma City Thunder expect him to return during the regular season.
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  • Westbrook's 33 carry OKC as Durant sits

    Westbrook's 33 carry OKC as Durant sits

    ESPN.com Feb 21
    Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 10 assists, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter also had double-doubles and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Charlotte Hornets 110-103 Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
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  • Video - Westbrook Expected To Return Wednesday 00:46

    Westbrook Expected To Return Wednesday

    Mar 3
    Chris Broussard reports the latest on Russell Westbrook, who is expected to play Wednesday night against the 76ers.
  • Video - D.J. Augustin's Buzzer-Beater 00:25

    D.J. Augustin's Buzzer-Beater

    Mar 1
    Thunder point guard D.J. Augustin hit a difficult 3-point buzzer-beater to end the first half.
  • Video - Westbrook Could Return Shortly After Successful Surgery 00:49

    Westbrook Could Return Shortly After Successful Surgery

    Mar 1
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell details the procedure Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent to address the fracture in the zygomatic arch bone of his right cheek and when Westbrook could return.
  • Video - Westbrook Undergoes Surgery On Cheekbone 01:33

    Westbrook Undergoes Surgery On Cheekbone

    Feb 28
    Royce Young breaks down how Russell Westbrook's facial injury, which will keep him out of the Thunder's game against the Lakers, will impact Oklahoma City's playoff chances.

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